Luka Modrić: “Everyone sees Real Madrid as favorites, but that's not the case”


real Madrid Icon Luka Modrić spoke to the media before the Champions League final against Borussia Dortmund, and he was asked if this week was the quietest week in preparation for a final in some time. “It’s not the quietest, I’m sure,” he replied. “Everyone favorites us, but that’s not the case, I see it at 50-55%. Dortmund are a great team who had a good season in the Champions League and who will make their task difficult. We have to concentrate and show it on the pitch.

Modrić on the feelings in the camp

“We are very happy to be here, with a lot of confidence to face the most important match of the year. I hope we are doing well.

Modrić on equalizing Paco Gento's six European Cups

“Unimaginable. We are enjoying this moment, we feel happy and ambitious. We still have a small step to take and we have to do it as a team. Having six Champions League titles would be impressive.

Modrić on a quiet week of preparation

“It's not the quietest, I'm sure.” Everyone favorites us, but that's not the case, I see it at 50-55%. Dortmund are a great team who had a good season in the Champions League and who will make their task difficult. We have to concentrate and show it on the pitch.

Modrić on the team's state of mind

“We prefer to go!” But we have shown that when things are not going well, we continue to fight until the end. That we find ways to turn things around. Always with fight and commitment.

Modrić on his return to London

“It’s always special to come back to London and go to Wembley, a magnificent stadium. I'm looking forward to the match. And that's all.”

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